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Darla Moore School of Business
Administrative Assistant,

At the University of South Carolina, I currently work as Administrative Assistant for the School of Accounting. I process budgetary requests for travel, supplies and faculty budget items; monitor multiple budgets for accuracy; and ensure all purchases adhere to budgetary limits. I also process all student hires and monitor payroll charges for grant budgets; process faculty candidate application packets; and prepare hiring paperwork as needed. As editor of alumni magazine, Reflections, I direct publication staff in regards to assignments and deadlines, write and edit stories, and process issue layouts. I also serve as an event planner for department associated events.

From April 2007 through June 2018, I served as Coordinator for the Business at Moore (BAM) program at the Darla Moore School of Business. In this capacity, I solicited applications for student participants and assisted in the selection process; interviewed and hired counselors and faculty; and coordinated schedule of events for the week-long residential summer program. I am also responsible for the program budget. I assisted in the selection of scholarship recipients, processed scholarship allocations and monitored recipient performance. I assisedt in soliciting program support and maintaining relationships with program sponsors, while also providing support for the program director.

At NationsBank (1985-1998), I began in Customer Service and worked my way up to Asst. VP of Operations for the Carolinas. In that capacity, I was responsible for the planning/implementation of departmental and bank-wide projects including automation of systems, digitizing documents, acquisitions and divestitures.

Freelance writer: Fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction. Editor of BellaOnline.com's Single Parents site from 2005-2014 and their Southeast USA site from 2014-2015; member of Poetry team and senior editor of Fiction team for the BellaOnline literary e-zine, Mused through 2015.

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